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The Chatter

Q&A with Astronaut Terry Virts

Virts's new book of showcases images and stories from his NASA career and Columbia childhood.

Outside World

Girl Scouts Add New Badges Focused on Science, Tech, Math, and Engineering

New additions include robotics, programming, and mechanical design.

The Chatter

Henrietta Lacks Mural Takes Shape

Lacks’ granddaughter and Philadelphia-based art studio to work together on the project.

Travel & Outdoors

The Land Before Time

Calvert Cliffs are Maryland’s hidden treasure.

Science & Technology

Mr. Universe

At the Space Telescope Science Institute, Kenneth Sembach is leading the next mission into the cosmos.

News & Community

The Chatter: October 2015

Overheard at a high wheel race, ukulele festival, and insect love-song seminar.

Science & Technology

Let There Be Light

Your guide to the summer solstice in Baltimore.

Health & Wellness

Henrietta Lacks’s family finally gets a say in her genome research

Family "in the conversation" after a 60-year battle

Business & Development

High And Dry

A new product makes almost anything waterproof.

Science & Technology

Whiz Kids

These Baltimore-area high-school students raise the bar inside and outside the classroom.

Health & Wellness

Life & Limb

In a laboratory south of Baltimore, researchers are working to create a revolutionary artificial arm and hand for a new generation of wounded war veterans.

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Bike Share Stations Out and Dockless Bicycles and Scooters In: Struggling bike share program cancelled as City shifts to new technologies.

Center Stage Names Stephanie Ybarra as New Artistic Director: With an interest in social justice and inclusivity, Ybarra will come to Baltimore from New York's Public Theater this fall.

Social Media Creates More Accessibility in the Art World: Platforms like Instagram provide all patrons a front row seat to art exhibits.

New BGE and Maryland Zoo Partnership Provides Fresh Food for the Animals: The program will use tree trimmings to feed various animals at the zoo.

Roberto Lugo Taps into Personal and Collective History in Work at The Walters Art Museum: The ceramic artist will present an interactive performance piece inside the Walters' new 1 West Mount Vernon Place.